1. Navy's First Littoral Combat Ship Visits Pearl Harbor

    The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam March 11 for a port visit as part of its maiden deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) passes by the Missing Man Formation monument at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as she arrives for a port visit, March 11. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio)
  2. USS Frank Cable Visits Thailand

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) anchored off Sattahip, March 9, as part of its extended patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Frank Cable (AS 40) sits at anchor in  Sattahip Bay as USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) approaches for tended support, March 10. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Corey Hensley)
  3. Bonhomme Richard, 31st MEU Complete AIT

    Sailors and embarked Marines completed amphibious integration training (AIT) March 9 while on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Cesar Salinas launches an AV-8B Harrier jet aircraft from the flight deck aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), March 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Betsy Knapper)
  4. DESRON 15 Ships Visit Republic of Korea

    Four forward-deployed guided-missile destroyers and their crews arrived in Donghae and Pyeongtaek, March 9, to support exercise Foal Eagle.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) operate together in the Pacific Ocean in September 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  5. USS Bremerton Visits Yokosuka during Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles class, fast attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) arrived in Yokosuka March 8 for a visit as part of its deployment to U.S. 7th Fleet.

    USS Bremerton (SSN 698) sits moored along the pier at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, March 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Mercil)
  6. Littoral Combat Ship USS Freedom to Visit Hawaii

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) will arrive at Pearl Harbor March 11 for a port visit as part of her maiden deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) operates off the coast of Southern California Feb. 22 during sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James R. Evans)
  7. Blue Ridge makes goodwill visit to Philippines

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship arrived in Manila for a port visit March 7.

    In this file photo, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) operates in the South China Sea in May 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Behnke)
  8. USS Guardian Decommissioned After 23 Years

    The 79 Guardian crewmembers participated in the March 6 ceremony that signified the end of an era and honored the legacy the ship has left behind.

    Lt. Cmdr. Mark A. Rice, commanding officer of USS Guardian (MCM 5), receives the ship's decommissioning pennant to place inside a time capsule along with the ships ensign, messages and mementos, during a March 6 ceremony in Sasebo, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Justin Peeler)
  9. USS Olympia Returns to Pearl Harbor

    The attack submarine and crew returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 4, following a seven-month Western Pacific deployment.

    USS Olympia (SSN 717) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as she returns home March 4 from a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor)
  10. Navy Contracted Vessel, Salvage Crew Remove Upper Half of USS Guardian Superstructure

    U.S. Navy contracted vessel M/V Jascon 25 and Smit Borneo salvors, along with Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One, removed the upper half of the superstructure off the mine countermeasure ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), March 2.

    The U.S. Navy contracted vessel M/V Jascon 25 and its salvage crew guides the second deck level of USS Guardian (MCM 5) onto the deck of the vessel, March 2 in the Sulu Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anderson Bomjardim)